John Howard Society of Toronto


Addiction & Harm Reduction Counselling

These services provide individual and group counselling to men in the community and while in custody.

Anger Management Programs

Providing both direct service and community outreach.

Institutional Visiting Services and Aboriginal In-Reach Services (NILO)

Providing counselling and relevant resources at the Metro East Detention Centre and Toronto South Detention Centre.  The Reintegration Centre has officially opened and is located across from the Toronto South Detention Centre.

Justice On Target

Court diversion services.

PAR – Domestic Violence Counselling

Providing intensive group counselling to men charged with assault and victim support to their partners.

Post Incarceration and Housing Services

Providing support to men in need of housing and counselling to maintain housing.

Pre-Employment Counselling

Counselling services for men struggling to obtain and maintain employment as result of a criminal record.

Record Suspension

Assistance in applying for Record Suspension (formerly Pardons).

Social Enterprise Initiative

Klink Coffee is John Howard Society of Toronto’s social enterprise. Klink helps to make communities safer and families stronger by providing jobs and training for people returning home from prison.

South Etobicoke Reintegration Centre

A one-stop-shop collaboration comprised of service providers specializing in housing, mental health and legal services to address the reintegration needs of men released from the Toronto Intermittent Centre and the Toronto South Detention Centre.

Youth Programs

Our agency provides two Youth specific programs H.I.P.P. (Helping Individuals Plan Positively) and S.T.E.P (Safer Tomorrows through Education and Prevention)